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Vaude Cycle 30 Bag Review

This review is by Arleigh of Bike Shop Girl. If you remember, Arleigh was at the helm of Commute by Bike for a good while and will be continuing to review and post commuter articles now that she is back on the bike commuting after her accident with a car a while back. We are [...]

Moving on with Commute By Bike

On October 1st, 2010 I was hit by a car in downtown Charlotte.  If you want the full recap check out my personal site.  Since the accident I’ve dealt with many physical and mental damages.  I wasn’t able to write online, blog, tweet or Facebook. A few days after my accident, I realized a few [...]

I was hit by a car Friday

I’m not really ready to post too many details, it is easier to tell you to read my Twitter feed for details. Trying to mentally wrap my head around it. Full story.. Read my Twitter feed @bikeshopgirlcom

Pedal Transportation with Google’s Monorail

The Schweeb, a monorail powered by pedals. It’s one of five ideas that have won a share of the $10 million prize money stumped up by Google for its Project 10100 competition – 10100 is 1 googol – which called for “ideas to change the world”. Those ideas came in thick and fast, with over [...]

September 22d : World Car Free Day

World Carfree Network uses the term “carfree movement” rather broadly, to refer to: those promoting alternatives to car dependence and car culture, including alternative modes such as cycling, walking and public transport; those promoting carfree lifestyle choices, within either a car-dependent, car-lite* or carfree local context; those promoting the building of (usually mixed-use) carfree environments# [...]

Did You Know That Best Buy Carries E-Bikes?

Does any readers have a local Best Buy that carries Light Electric Vehicles (LEV)? If so, please contact me. The entry into the category by Best Buy last year was heralded as perhaps a move that would reverse 115 years of consumer indifference. The consumer electronics powerhouse opened a light electric vehicle (LEV) department at [...]